The Little PC Book by Larry Magid
With new hardware, software, programs, and operating systems appearing on an almost weekly basis, entering the realm of PCs can be quite intimidating for the newcomer. If only there were an all-knowing, ever-patient teacher at hand to answer questions about buying, using, and enjoying a computer.
The Little PC Book, Third Edition is just the friend every beginning PC user needs. A fully updated revision of Peachpit's bestselling Little PC Book, this edition starts with the basics and covers all the latest developments in the PC world that users need to know about, including Windows 98, the Internet, and email. It's written in clear, jargon-free language, packed with screenshots and informative sidebars, and illustrated with sophisticated cartoons that instruct with humor.